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Hello, My Lovely / ‘The Black-Eyed Blonde,’ by Benjamin Black

Marlowe tells us he “lit up another cancer stick.” ... While a connection between tobacco and cancer was suggested in the 1930s in Germany, the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang places the earliest use of “cancer stick” at 1959 — which is not to say that
New York Times
added Mar 15, 2014 11:50

[UK] Don't give up giving up smoking: An expert's guide to quitting

Why is it so hard to quit smoking? Professor Robert West, world expert on nicotine and addiction, has spent a lifetime finding out. Here’s his advice for die-hard smokers
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 18, 2014 13:30

AUDIO: The Leonard Lopate Show: Corporate Power and the Failure to Protecting Public Health

Nicholas Freudenberg argues that as the influence of corporations has grown, regulations have been weakened and consumer and environmental protection has been undermined. His book Lethal but Legal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health e
WNYC Radio
added Feb 6, 2014 12:11

[Kentucky] Folklorist turns conversations with tobacco producers into book about state’s top crop

How farmers have navigated those changes is the focus of a book by Dr. Ann K. Ferrell, the assistant professor of folk studies at Western Kentucky University. The book, “Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century,” was compiled after conversations wit
added Jan 29, 2014 18:54

[UK] Hockney draws support for smokers ($$)

Somehow they lack the aesthetic appeal of a bowl of fruit — but when was art about doing the conventional thing? The artist, a long-time champion of the rights of the smoker, painted the images to illustrate a new book which seeks to argue that the dange
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:13

[UK] JOHNSTON: Power of an instantly recognisable aesthetic ($$)

Hockney, the painter whose style is as instantly recognisable as a pack of Marlboro, has given permission for his artworks to be put to the service of a pro-smoking campaign. It’s not that these images, done with the Brushes app on an iPad, have any conve
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:11

[UK] Artist David Hockney ditches painting landscapes and instead produces pictures of.. ashtrays

Created on an iPad, the images feature piles of cigarette butts and a self-portrait of the 76-year-old lighting up. In his foreword to Unlucky Strike: Private Health And The Science, Law And Politics Of Smoking, Hockney writes: “Life is a killer, we all
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 09:34

50 Years On from Surgeon General's Historic Smoking Report, Fictional Character and Cult Hero Martin Muntor Devises Plot to Bring Big Tobacco to Its Knees

Frank Freudberg's edgy new thriller Find Virgil takes readers inside one man's war against death-peddling cigarette companies. And it doesn't end pretty.
PR Newswire
added Jan 8, 2014 23:57

[UK] Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking Clinics Extend Their Money Back Guarantee to Include E-Cigarettes

they have extended their money back guarantee to cover e-cigarettes. If smokers OR vapers follow the programme according to the money back guarantee and fail to stop smoking or vaping their fee is refunded in full. This is a unique money back guarantee th
Business Wire
added Dec 27, 2013 22:26

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming Paperback

tell an important story about the misuse of science to mislead the public on matters ranging from the risks of smoking to the reality of global warming. The people the authors accuse in this carefully documented book are themselves scientists—mostly physi
added Dec 2, 2013 14:00
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